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You have found a list of stories from every day in 1889. Every day in 2020 another day’s story is revealed followed by links to articles from local newspapers of 1889 and images which illuminate the story. Read more by selecting RECALL and then return to FOUND to read this Book of Days from Lost Eureka. Please consider donating by clicking HERE and remember to select Lost Eureka.

1888.12.20

Thursday, December 20th 1888: In fowl ritual sacrifice, feathered animals are offered up to the citizens of Eureka, Calif. in multiple locations this evening.

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1888.12.19

Wednesday, December 19th 1888: L.C. Majors assumes the duties of seeing the angel in the redwood and carving until he sets it free with his ingenious abilities and suitable machinery.

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1888.12.18

Tuesday, December 18th 1888: W. O. McCann’s hippoptami pair known as the “little team” hauls one ton of timbers from the Occidental Mill through the muddy streets to P. Matthews’ ship yard.

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1888.12.17

Monday, December 17th 1888: Alfred Melvin’s arm pierced by agitated water spirit down at Elk River. Dr. Bailey dresses wound as if caused by accidental gunshot.

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1889.04.18

Thursday April 18th 1889: With no shame the Coterie continues to fashion the law into an instrument of their own enrichment or rule the law extraneous as suits their gluttonous aims.

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1889.04.17

Wednesday April 17th 1889: The bell rings, the drawer opens, and Mr. Johnston claims discovery of deus ex machina, but in truth has released a mind stealing daemon.

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1889.04.16

Tuesday April 16th 1889: Following several unappetizing attempts, Mr. Hall combines a particular combination of herb extracts to create the perfect beverage which he will share with only one other person.

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